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This blog is for anyone working in the field of public libraries interested in learning more about legal reference resources and services available in BC. LawMatters is a Courthouse Libraries BC outreach program supported by funding from Law Foundation of BC.

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Clicklaw Website is About to Get Even Better!

When patrons ask you for a resource to help them resolve a legal problem, the Clicklaw website might be one of the first places you suggest they explore for help. After all, it contains resources for...

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Referral Option for Affordable Legal Help: Everyone Legal Clinic

Many free legal help programs have financial eligibility criteria, which can make it difficult for those with modest or middle incomes to access legal help if they cannot afford to retain a lawyer. Fo...

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Power of Attorney Resources

A power of attorney is a legal document that gives a person (the attorney) the power to make financial and legal decisions for you. A power of attorney can be quite flexible, allowing the person creat...

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Survey for Family Law Feedback Extended!

Back in February, we let you know that the government is seeking feedback on several aspects of the Family Law Act to inform upcoming changes. This period of public engagement has been extended, meani...

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Court Services Online E-search now free at CLBC

Court Services Online (CSO) provides electronic court services to the public via the internet. Through their E-search, people can search for information from BC Provincial and Supreme civil court reco...

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